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Windows 10 Installation & Installation Errors

The Windows 10 upgrade errors is generally accompanied with an error code which you can use it as reference to troubleshoot and fix. When you get errors during the upgrade process, just copy the error message along with the error code.

The following are the list of common upgrade or installation errors along with solutions to fix problems.

Something Happened

This is a pretty intriguing error message which does not much more really. But to resolve this, do the following.

Open Control Panel > Clock > Language > Region > Administrative tab > Change System Locale button and set it to English (US). Restart your computer. Try again.

Error Code 0x80073712

0x80073712 error occurs when the file needed by Windows 10 is missing or corrupted.

Error Code 0x800F0923

The above error fires up whenever the driver or software on your computer is not compatible with Windows 10 upgrade. The best way to fix this issue is by contacting Microsoft support.

Error Code 0x80200056

The error occurs if you had accidentally restarted your PC or signed out of computer causing an interruption to the upgrade process. In this case, you might want to start over and complete the gradation process. Remember to turn on your PC and make sure it is plugged in to avoid interruption.

Code 0x800F0922

The above error essentially means your computer couldn’t connect to Windows Update servers. This might be because you are on a VPN connection to connect to a work network. To continue Windows 10 Upgrade smoothly disconnect yourself from any VPN network and turn off the VPN software temporarily and try upgrading again.

Error: We couldn’t complete the updates. Undoing changes. Don’t turn off your computer

This is a generic error message which pops up on your screen whenever your Windows 10 upgrade failed. Try to get the specific error code, with which you could further investigate and resolve the problem.

Error: Failure configuring Windows Updates. Reverting changes.

In order to trace the error code for the failed update, view your update history and spot the updates that were not installed and note down the error code which you could use it to contact Microsoft support.

Steps to view update history on Windows 8.1 :

  • Using the charms bar by swiping, find the “Settings” option and then choose “Change PC settings” and then click on “Update and recovery”.
  • Choose “View your update history”

Steps to view update history on Windows 7 :

  • Open the search box by clicking on Start button. In the search box, type “Update”, choose “Windows Update” in the list of results.
  • Select “View update history”.

Error: The update isn’t applicable to your computer.

The above error message occurs when your PC doesn’t have required updates installed. Before you start the Windows 10 upgrade process make sure that all other important updates are installed first.

Error Code 0xC1900208 – 0x4000C

The error shows up when an incompatible application is installed on your PC which is blocking the upgrade process from getting completed. Do a thorough check that any incompatible apps are uninstalled and then try upgrading your PC.

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